The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Guildford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.30% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£383 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86 119 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 67.72% 73.91% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 40
Average daily rate £375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Guildford region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Guildford region.

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 12 (85.71%) SNMP
1 12 (85.71%) Huawei
2 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 11 (78.57%) Ericsson
3 9 (64.29%) LTE
4 8 (57.14%) UNIX
5 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (50.00%) ETL
5 7 (50.00%) MySQL
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle
5 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 7 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (42.86%) Network Management
6 6 (42.86%) XML
6 6 (42.86%) Ethernet
6 6 (42.86%) VPN
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) Nokia
6 6 (42.86%) 3G
6 6 (42.86%) MPLS
6 6 (42.86%) CCIE
6 6 (42.86%) Nortel
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (42.86%) Juniper
6 6 (42.86%) Perl
6 6 (42.86%) 2G
6 6 (42.86%) Firewall
6 6 (42.86%) IPsec
6 6 (42.86%) Radware

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) SNMP
2 9 (64.29%) LTE
3 7 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 6 (42.86%) 3G
4 6 (42.86%) MPLS
4 6 (42.86%) BGP
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) IPsec
4 6 (42.86%) 2G
4 6 (42.86%) Telnet
4 6 (42.86%) Ethernet
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (35.71%) VRRP
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (35.71%) RSVP
5 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 5 (35.71%) UMTS
5 5 (35.71%) VoIP
5 5 (35.71%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
1 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Perl Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Developer
4 1 (7.14%) OSS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IP Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 6 (42.86%) Network Management
3 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (21.43%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCIE
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Huawei
2 11 (78.57%) Ericsson
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (42.86%) Greenplum
4 6 (42.86%) Radware
4 6 (42.86%) Redback
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) Nokia
4 6 (42.86%) Nortel
4 6 (42.86%) Juniper
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Business Objects
6 4 (28.57%) Talend
7 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint